Transcript for Rethinking steroid shots for treating knee pain
A new study is now questioning a common treatment for knee pain caused by arthritis. Researchers reading in the journal of the American Medical Association have discovered that steroid injections actually work no better than a placebo. The study found that patients getting the injections for two years experience no long term signs of improvement. And in fact it led to a greater loss and the volume of bone cartilage.
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